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  1. Subscribe others to emails for reports or dashboards that have RLS

    Power BI now allows users to subscribe others to emails for reports and dashboards. However, if RLS is applied to the dataset this is not possible. This idea will remove this restriction.

    641 votes
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  2. Power BI Desktop linux version

    It's hard to convince colleagues to use Power BI in case they using linux. With a Linux version (ubuntu?) of the Power BI Desktop they would not need to install a VM or similar.

    640 votes
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  3. Create an read-only and external license tier

    Power BI is a great tool for those that need to analyze data, but not all users are equal in their knowledge of PowerPivot, Excel or the underlying data sources. Some users just want to see and act on data. In the current model, users have to have a PowerBI license to even see a report.

    So, instead of building or buying a separate visualization layer to go over SSAS or SSRS, why not make PowerView extensible? Give me a very economical or even free limited user tier that can only consume web reports, but no Excel access. You can…

    640 votes
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    under review  ·  29 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. copy screenshot of visual to clipboard

    I know that we can now click on the menu of a visual and choose to export data. But what about exporting a screenshot of the visual to clipboard?

    I suggest adding the option "copy visual to clipboard" right next to the option to export data from the visual. Here is a screenshot of what I mean: http://postimg.org/image/b2vkq15q9/

    Also, perhaps allow users to copy the visual to clipboard by hitting CTRL-C?

    My users are in dire need of this functionality because they often copy and paste charts into Word documents and PowerPoint presentations, and not all of them are savvy…

    636 votes
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  5. Ability to add Feedback or Questions on Dashboard

    Would be great if we had a notes area of the Dashboard for people to leave comments or questions about the content on the Dashboard. Same would be true for the PowerView Reports, except have them rollup in the Dashboard area.

    631 votes
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  6. Duplicate Measure and Format Copy

    It would nice to have the option to duplicate an existing measure (include formatting) and copy/paste the format of a measure (like Format Painter).

    617 votes
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  7. Visibilty (Hide an Item)

    Develop an item formatting property which allows to set the visibility of a report item when you want to conditionally hide the item based on a report parameter or some other expression that you specify (also DAX expressions).

    You can develop this incrementally starting from visuals, then text boxes, then shapes and buttons....

    If you want to go the extra mile, you can also develop a functionality that allows the final user to toggle the visibility of report items.

    For more information and since it was an available and really useful capability see "Add an Expand or Collapse Action to…

    611 votes
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  8. KPI Customization (Font Size)

    Need to be able to change the font size on the KPI tool. A stoplight visualization is needed most, but a set font size on the KPI tool makes it very limited regarding usability and alternate solutions.

    608 votes
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  9. Data Catalog integration in PowerBI Designer

    The PowerBI Designer is missing integration with the Data Catalog and there is no online search functionality. The data catalog is a core component of the reporting solution so let me use it with the Power BI Designer

    603 votes
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  10. Power BI Global Admin

    As an IT administrator I need a way to see all content (datasets, reports, dashboards) that has been created and shared across the entire online tenant. This is needed to be able to support content after employees leave the organization as well as to support our SOX auditing practices.

    602 votes
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  11. Power BI Desktop Connector for ServiceNow

    Create a connector for ServiceNow in the Power BI Desktop "Get Data" list.

    595 votes
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  12. Capability to show/hide Total column in Waterfall chart

    Capability to show/hide Total column in Waterfall chart

    593 votes
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  13. Allow more data points to be displayed on a map

    I work in the Real Estate industry and receive requests to plot data points on map showing sales in which our company has participated. Everything went fine until I tried viewing all the data points and ended up with "Showing a Representative Sample". I would like the ability to show a minimum of 2500 data points

    588 votes
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    under review  ·  39 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Export current theme as a Json file

    We have a wonderful option - switch theme to import theme as a JSON file.It would be great to have an export option to export current theme as a JSON file from a report.

    578 votes
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  15. HubSpot as a data source

    HubSpot as a pre-defined data source

    574 votes
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  16. Grouping Fields into dimensions and measure

    Grouping Fields into dimensions and measures will allow for quickly locating the fields and helps design reports faster, rather than searching the long list of fields.

    574 votes
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  17. Back-button feature to clear selected drillthrough filter value

    As drillthrough function we use a filter and we give value for it from other report page. I click back-button and it will take me back to where I was before. In the background filter value stays unchanged. I use drillthrough function again. Filter value changes and I see visuals filtered with that value. I use back-button again. I navigate to that report page manually and to my surprice value selected in prev step is still selected. I know that I can open my filter selections and clear selected value but I'd like to do is to start exploring my…

    572 votes
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  18. Power Map integration

    Power BI designer should integrate Power Map design experience, don't let Power Map just like a stand-along part of Power BI...

    570 votes
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    under review  ·  Filip Karadzic responded

    We are looking to improve our maps. A new Shape Map control is expected in the summer which will solve some of these issues.

  19. Support SQL Server Geometry/Geography data types in Power BI

    The ability to display and create Filled Maps (choropleth) using the native SQL Server geometry/geography data types is a must to allow for meaningful geospatial visualization. e.g. Visualize crimes by police beat.

    569 votes
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  20. Support relative path to excel/csv sources

    Currently, when excel file is loaded to Power BI, the absolute filepath is captured in the M query. It would be nice if relative filepath was supported. Thus we could place excel file next to pbix and not worry about the file location (local machine, shared folder on server or onedrive)

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